oscars 2017

Denzel Washington, Viola Davis Become Instant Oscar Frontrunners in ‘Fences’

Denzel Washington, Viola Davis Become Instant Oscar Frontrunners in ‘Fences’

The big-screen adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play unspooled for guild members, Oscar voters and press on Saturday.
Oscars Host Jimmy Kimmel Has Only One Wish for the Show: ‘I Just Hope Matt Damon Loses’

Oscars Host Jimmy Kimmel Has Only One Wish for the Show: ‘I Just Hope Matt Damon Loses’

"There are a lot of deserving winners, but there is only one deserving loser"
This Year’s Oscars Aren’t #SoWhite. But Hollywood Still Has Work to Do.

This Year’s Oscars Aren’t #SoWhite. But Hollywood Still Has Work to Do.

For the last two years, the announcement of Oscar nominations has been met with persistent protests over the lack of nonwhite nominees. The #oscarssowhite hashtag was beginning to feel like a regular
This Year’s Oscars Aren’t #SoWhite. But Hollywood Still Has Work to Do.

This Year’s Oscars Aren’t #SoWhite. But Hollywood Still Has Work to Do.

For the last two years, the announcement of Oscar nominations has been met with persistent protests over the lack of nonwhite nominees. The #oscarssowhite hashtag was beginning to feel like a regular
The 20 Biggest Snubs and Surprises of the 2017 Oscar Nominations

The 20 Biggest Snubs and Surprises of the 2017 Oscar Nominations

If Oscar prognostication is a sport, then nominations morning is the playoff game. And of course, as gratifying as it may be to find that you’ve accurately predicted the outcomes, it’s even more
The 20 Biggest Snubs and Surprises of the 2017 Oscar Nominations

The 20 Biggest Snubs and Surprises of the 2017 Oscar Nominations

If Oscar prognostication is a sport, then nominations morning is the playoff game. And of course, as gratifying as it may be to find that you’ve accurately predicted the outcomes, it’s even more
Titanic Director James Cameron Reveals Why Jack Had to Die

Titanic Director James Cameron Reveals Why Jack Had to Die

The Oscar-winning director's answer to an age-old question.
Ava DuVernay on Her Oscar-Nominated Documentary 13th and Resistance Through Art

Ava DuVernay on Her Oscar-Nominated Documentary 13th and Resistance Through Art

When the 13th amendment was ratified into law on December 6, 1865, it abolished slavery, with one key caveat: “except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted.” More
This Video Is Proof That Viola Davis Always Gives the Best Acceptance Speeches

This Video Is Proof That Viola Davis Always Gives the Best Acceptance Speeches

Odds and critical adoration favor Viola Davis for Best Supporting Actress for her turn in Fences at this Sunday’s Academy Awards. If she wins, Davis, who has won numerous accolades for her acting
This Video Is Proof That Viola Davis Always Gives the Best Acceptance Speeches

This Video Is Proof That Viola Davis Always Gives the Best Acceptance Speeches

Odds and critical adoration favor Viola Davis for Best Supporting Actress for her turn in Fences at this Sunday’s Academy Awards. If she wins, Davis, who has won numerous accolades for her acting
Here’s Who Will Win at the 2017 Oscars

Here’s Who Will Win at the 2017 Oscars

Let’s start this Oscar predictions party with the concession that to rank wildly different works of art is—unlike, say, the 100-meter dash—a rather futile exercise in subjectivity. But as long as the
Here’s Who Will Win at the 2017 Oscars

Here’s Who Will Win at the 2017 Oscars

Let’s start this Oscar predictions party with the concession that to rank wildly different works of art is—unlike, say, the 100-meter dash—a rather futile exercise in subjectivity. But as long as the
31 Artists You Didn’t Know Are Super Close to an EGOT

31 Artists You Didn’t Know Are Super Close to an EGOT

The elusive, prestigious EGOT—ascribed to any person who has won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony—has only been achieved by 12 people (not counting recipients of honorary awards, or Tracy Morgan
5 Things Jimmy Kimmel Will Probably Do at the Oscars

5 Things Jimmy Kimmel Will Probably Do at the Oscars

The feud with Matt Damon will live on
Here’s How to Watch the Oscars This Sunday

Here’s How to Watch the Oscars This Sunday

Watch the Academy Awards on TV or live-stream it online.
Why Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling Are the Definition of Friendship Goals

Why Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling Are the Definition of Friendship Goals

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. And now, Emma Stone… and Ryan Gosling? The two stars of Oscar frontrunner La La Land are
9 Things You Should Know About Mahershala Ali

9 Things You Should Know About Mahershala Ali

As if you needed more reasons to love him
Inside the Cinematography of Moonlight: The Images That Inspired James Laxton

Inside the Cinematography of Moonlight: The Images That Inspired James Laxton

THE IMAGES THAT INSPIRED JAMES LAXTON | BY PAUL MOALKEY The story of Moonlight invites the audience to follow the life of a character who’s young, black, queer and who feels so alienated from the